Airway for the Early Interventionist: Beyond Aspiration

December 9, 2022 by Ashley Zhinin.
This course will provide a foundation for understanding the significance of airway health and how it ultimately links back to oral dysfunction in the first years of life. It is every early interventionists’ responsibility to know and act upon the signs and symptoms of airway function disorders in children. Resources will be reviewed for next […]
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Navigating Speech and Swallowing Supports for Cerebral Palsy (CP) in the 0-PreK Age Group

November 1, 2022 by Ashley Zhinin.
This handout provides a quick, basic overview to help parents navigate speech and swallowing challenges commonly seen in children with cerebral palsy. Arvedson, J. C. (2013). Feeding children with cerebral palsy and swallowing difficulties. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 67(S2). Hustad, K. C., Mahr, T. J., Broman, A. T., & Rathouz, P. J. (2020). Longitudinal […]
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An Introductory Overview of Infant Feeding and Swallowing for SLPs

September 2, 2022 by Ashley Zhinin.
This course is designed to give the speech-language pathologist (SLP) an overview of infant feeding and swallowing for acute and outpatient settings. Many SLPs graduate with little to no knowledge of pediatric dysphagia. Following the completion of this course, the learner will enter a pediatric dysphagia setting with skills to assess and treat our youngest […]
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